The Enugu state police force has arrested not less than 30 criminal suspects including alleged 4 killers of two Catholic Priests in the state.
This was made know my the state comissioner of police Mr. Sulaiman Balarabe, while briefing Newsmen on the activities of the commission for the past few months, said that the commission has arrested 30 suspected criminals and four suspects involved in the murder of two catholic priests in Agwu LGA earlier this year.
According to the commissioner, the suspects were apprehended in lagos and Ogun state together with 15 assorted arms and ammunition as well as other dangerous weapons recovered from them.
Mr. Sulaiman speaking:
“They have made useful confessionary statements about their involvement in the murder of the Catholic priest.
“Also, another four suspects involved in the recent murder of Rev.-Fr. Paul Offu and the kidnap of a monarch and his wife in Awgu Local Government Area on Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, are currently in police custody. “The four suspects were arrested in Benue and Abia states and have also confessed to the crime.”
He said that the command had intensified its investigation and manhunt for the remaining four suspects mentioned as being involved in the recent criminal activities in Awgu.